Catering Manual 2016

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Commitment to QUALITY Whether your event is an intimate dinner for 8 or a lavish reception for 200, it is our pledge to you that it will receive personal attention, top-notch service, and a fresh, appealing menu.

Commitment to a DELICIOUS EXPERIENCE We want all of our guests to come away from an event feeling content, including those who may require special attention in their meals. If any guests have a food allergy or other special dietary need, our chef and dietitian will work to accomodate them while striving to give them the same delicious experience.

Commitment to SATISFACTION At Hendrix College Catering, we focus on providing fresh, delicious, attractive menus with friendly and efficient service. Whether the meal chosen is from one of our standard menus, or has ben tailored specifically to the customer’s event, our staff’s talent and attention to detail will prove our commitment to excellence for every affair.

We are confident you will find several options to suit your event, tastes, and budget!

Mendy Nichols, Catering Manager 501-450-1309

The Continental *- $6.95 per person Chilled juice, breakfast pastries, coffee and hot tea. The Continental Supreme*- $10.50 per person Chilled juice, breakfast pastries, bagels, cream cheese, assorted yogurts, seasonal fruit display, coffee and hot tea.


The Breakfast Buffet - $12.80 per person Chilled juice, scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, oven roasted potatoes, fresh baked biscuits with pepper gravy and butter chips, assorted pastries, fruit salad, coffee and hot tea. All supplies included. Breakfast Frittata - $12.30 per person An Italian Omelet cooked over low heat and served with biscuits and fresh fruit. Choices include: • Asparagus tips, herbs, cheese and potatoes. • Tomatoes, potatoes, caramelized on ions and cheese. • Smoked ham, Swiss cheese and potato Breakfast Quiche - $12.00 per person Farm fresh eggs and savory fillings baked in a light flaky crust. Served with fresh fruit. * A packaged alternative of these options is available through The Burrow: Continental $47.99 (serves 10) Continental Supreme $89.99 (serves 10)


All salads are served with fresh bread, herb butter, iced tea, water and coffee, and the chef’s choice of dessert Beef Tenderloin Salad - $21.10 per person Fanned tenderloin over gourmet greens and garden fresh vegetables, served with choice of dressing.

LUNCH Soups Salads Sandwich Entrees

Surf and Turf Salad - $25.25 per person Grilled beef tenderloin and jumbo shrimp served on a bed of fresh garden vegetables with choice of dressing. Chicken Cobb Salad - $14.70 per person Chicken, bacon, hard cooked eggs, mixed salad greens, tomato, avocado, blue cheese and green onions with vinaigrette dressing. Chef’s Chicken Salad - $16.75 per person Served in a fromage bowl with fresh garden vegetables. Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad - $16.45 per person Grilled Chicken breast fanned on a fresh bed of chopped greens, tomatoes, olives served with freshly made Caesar dressing, croutons and grated parmesan cheese. Mediterranean Salad - $15.70 per person Grilled chicken breast, marinated artichokes, sundried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, green peppers, and red onions on a bed of mixed greens with Chef’s vinaigrette dressing, served with grilled flatbread.

Soup Entrees

Sandwich Entrees

Freshly prepared soups served with 1/2 sandwich and crackers, iced tea, coffee and Chef’s choice of dessert. $9.15 per person

Sandwich lunch includes chips, chef’s choice of dessert, iced tea, water, and coffee.

HOT SOUPS: Seafood Bisque Potato Corn Chowder Portabella and Shiitake Mushroom Tomato Basil Soup Butternut Squash

CHILLED SOUPS: Butternut Squash Cucumber Dill Gazpacho Vichyssoise

Grilled Chicken Caesar - $13.90 per person Charcoal grilled chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, and grated parmesan cheese served on a fresh bread with Chef’s Caesar dressing., accompanied by seasonal fruit. Muffaletta - $15.70 per person A New Orleans specialty with our own twist served with olive salad on Ciabatta bread. Beef Tenderloin - $17.80 per person Sliced tenderloin, caramelized shallots and mushrooms on locally baked bread with Blue Cheese Remoulade, accompanied by seasonal fruit. Yucatan Chicken - $13.15 per person Marinated grilled chicken breast with lettuce and tomato on fresh baked bread with avocado spread, accompanied by fresh crudite. Chicken Salad - $12.90 per person Chef Scott’s signature chicken salad served on a croissant, accompanied by cheese and a grape bundle. Meat or Veggie Wrap - $13.35 per person Choice of Boar’s Head beef, chicken, turkey, ham or veggie, served with fresh fruit salad. BBQ Glazed Chicken - $13.65 per person Marinated and glazed chicken breast with avocado on fresh baked bread, served with cole slaw. “To Go” Box Lunch - $10.25 per person Your choice of Boar’s Head turkey, ham, or roast beef on fresh bread with chips, apple, and cookies packed in a disposable box. Bottled water or soft drink included. Side dishes available with additional charge: Broccoli Salad, Spinach or Artichoke Dip, Black Bean and Corn Dip

Beef BUFFETS Beef Pork Chicken Seafood Buffets include salad, fresh baked bread with herb butter, iced tea, water, and coffee. Our chef will choose the appropriate vegetable, starch and dessert to accompany your meal.

Roast Beef with Mushroom Sauce - $21.20 per person Charcoal grilled inside round,sliced and served with a brown mushroom sauce. Carving Station - market price Slow roasted beef carved and served with accommodating sauces. New England Pot Roast- $21.90 per person Braised beef served with potatoes, carrots, onion, and celery. Roast Beef and Kabob-style Vegetables- $22.60 per person Served over rice.

Pork Glazed Pork Loin - $21.00 per person Roasted pork loin served with apricot glaze. Herbed Roast of Pork - $21.55 per person Boneless pork slow roasted with blended herbs and spices. Caribbean Pork Loin - $21.10 per person Roasted pork loin served with mango pineapple chutney. Pork Loin- $21.40 per person Seared pork served with rum raisin sauce.



Chicken Mornay - $19.35 per person Sauteed skinless breast of chicken with Mornay sauce.

Grilled Salmon -$21.60 per person Grilled center cut salmon fillet served with citrus herb butter and wild rice pilaf.

Chicken Maryland - $20.35 per person Sauteed skinless breast of chicken with ham, Swiss cheese and mushrooms covered with Bechamel sauce. Chicken Parmesan - $20.25 per person Breaded chicken breast with grated parmesan and marinara sauce served over garlic butter fettuccine.

Breaded Coconut Shrimp - $21.10 per person Jumbo butterflied coconut shrimp served with tails and accompanied by orange marmalade. Catfish Platter Buffet - $21.60 per person Southern style catfish with all the fixings.

Southwest Fried Chicken - $20.25 per person Breaded chicken breast with a spicy flair.

Herb Grilled Shrimp - $21.10 per person Shrimp grilled Hawaiian style served with island rice pilaf.

Hawaiian Chicken Shish Kabob Style - $20.55 per person Grilled chicken breast and vegetables served with Hawaiian tropical sauce over rice.

Stir Fry Shrimp - $21.60 per person Asian stir fry shrimp and vegetables served over rice.

Tropical Coconut Chicken - $20.25 per person Coconut breaded chicken breast served with orange marmalade. Apple Glazed Chicken - $19.65 per person Grilled chicken breast served with a savory chutney. Chicken Tenders - $17.95 per person Breaded white meat chicken strips served with choice of sauces. Mexican Chicken - $19.65 per person Spicy marinated chicken breast with sauteed peppers and onions. Classic Roast Turkey - $19.65 per person Served with garlic mashed potatoes and pan gravy.

Business Meeting Buffets Meeting buffets include salad, fresh baked bread with herb butter, Chef’s choice of dessert, iced tea and coffee. Southwest Chicken Pasta/Southwest Vegetable Pasta $16.20 per person Lasagna/Vegetarian Lasagna $16.20 per person Ham Quiche/Vegetarian Quiche $15.20 per person Asian Chicken Stir-Fry/Vegetarian Stir-Fry $16.50 per person Marinated Beef Kabob/Vegetarian Kabob $17.25 per person Penne Chicken and Pumpkin/Penne Pumpkin $16.20 per person Chicken Pot Pie/Vegetable Pot Pie $16.20 per person Bacon Frittata/Vegetarian Frittata $15.20 per person

Beef SERVED ENTREES Beef Poultry Chicken Seafood Served meals include salad, fresh baked bread with herb butter, iced tea, water, and coffee. Our chef will choose the appropriate vegetable, starch and dessert to accompany your meal.

Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin - $25.70 per person Charcoal grilled tenderloin filet with smoked Gouda and herb crust. Beef Tenderloin - $25.95 per person Grilled tenderloin served with mushroom ratatouille. Beef Tenderloin -$25.95 per person Gilled tenderloin served with choice of sauce: Gorgonzola cream sauce. Espangole sauce. Burgundy sauce. Demi-glace sauce.


Herb Roasted Cornish Hen - $23.45 per person Served with mushroom wild rice

Artichoke Stuffed Pork Loin - $25.00 per person Pork loin stuffed with artichoke mousseline and served with classic Mornay sauce.

Roasted Muscovy Duck - market price

Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin - $24.45 per person Prime tenderloin crusted with a house blend of herbs and spices. Asparagus Stuffed Tenderloin - $25.20 per person Roasted pork tenderloin stuffed with fresh asparagus spears and served with rosemary béchamel sauce. Pork Tenderloin - $23.15 per person Tenderloin roasted and served with mango chutney. Pork Medallion - $24.70 per person Prosciutto wrapped pork medallion served with cherry port sauce.

Poultry Chicken Francais - $20.90 per person Boneless breast of chicken, sautéed Francais style served with penne prima vera and Parmesan cream sauce. Chicken Florentine - $22.00 per person Baked chicken breast stuffed with baby leaf spinach and ricotta cheese, served with Mornay sauce. Artichoke Stuffed Chicken - $22.30 per person Butterflied chicken breast stuffed with artichoke mousseline and served with supreme sauce. Chicken Marsala - $21.20 per person Sautéed breast of chicken with mushrooms and Marsala sauce. Lemon Glaze Chicken - $22.00 per person Seasoned chicken breast with baby spinach stuffing. Chicken Piccata - $21.20 per person Seasoned and floured chicken breast, sauteed and served with a sauce made from pan drippings, lemon juice and chopped parsley. Seasoned Chicken - $22.25 per person Chicken breast stuffed with mushroom and pepper mousseline, served with a cream sauce.

Seafood Salmon Nicoise - $27.60 per person Center cut salmon fillet, sautéed, and served with saffron infused pasta primavera. Salmon Fillet - $26.75 per person Sauteed salmon served with creme fraiche champagne sauce. Trio of Herb Grilled Seafood - $27.15 per person Scallops, Shrimp, and Salmon served with garlic butter risotto. Blackened Tilapia - $25.40 per person Served with chipotle aioli and fruit salsa . Grilled Halibut - $26.40 per person Served with a Key Lime butter sauce. Sea Bass - $29.80 per person Sauteed in her butter and served with a classic Beurre Blanc.

Cold Hors d’Oeuvres

Mini Cheesecake Display - $3.15 per person An assortment of cheesecake rounds. Spanish Bruschetta Bites - $2.45 per person Garlic and olive oil toasted baguettes topped with tomato, olive and cilantro. Spinach or Artichoke Dip - $3.00 per person Served with toasted pita chips. Southwest Black Bean and Corn Dip $3.00 per person Served with tortilla chips. Mini Quiche - $3.40 per person Farm fresh eggs with a savory filling baked in a light flaky crust. Shrimp or Crab Salad - $3.95 per person Served with gourmet crackers and sliced baguettes. Caprese Skewer - $2.65 per person Mozzarella, grape tomato and basil served on bamboo pick.

Roast Beef Carving Station - market price Served with rustic rolls, horseradish sauce, and mustard sauce. Smoked Ham Carving Station - $8.95 per person Served with party rolls and honey dijon. Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail - $9.50 per person Served with cocktail sauce and party crackers. Savory Ham Bites - $4.80 per person Grilled ham served with fruit sauce.

Zucchini Rounds - $3.10 per person Rounds topped with savory cream cheese and vegetables. Crudities Display - $3.10 per person Assortment of crisp vegetables with our signature ranch dip. Sandwich Triangles - $3.75 per person Choose 2: cucumber and cream cheese, tuna salad, ham salad or pimiento cheese.

Imported and Domestic Cheese Display - $4.65 per person Served with baguette slices and gourmet crackers.

Mini Croissant Display - $4.65 per person Choose 2 Boar’s Head meats: beef, ham, turkey, or chicken

Cheese Cube Tray - $2.50 per person Served with party crackers.

Fresh Fruit Display - $3.60 per person A selection of fresh fruits served with fruit dip.

Pork Carnitas Station - $7.95 per person Served with pico de gallo, salsa, fresh cilantro and lime wedges. Pigs in a Blanket - $2.50 per person Cocktail sausage wrapped in pastry. Herbed Meatballs - $3.60 per person Served with bechamel or marinara Sauce. Stuffed Mushrooms - $3.55 per person Fresh mushroom caps with Chef’s choice of stuffing. Glazed Chicken Satay - $3.05 per person Marinated chicken and pineapple on skewers

Hot Hors d’Oeuvres

Coconut Shrimp - $4.70 per person Breaded and served with a marmalade sauce. Mini Cordon Bleu - $3.05 per person Mini Egg Rolls - $3.05 per person Served with a sweet sauce. Ham Bites - $4.80 per person Cubed and grilled with a fruit sauce. Brie - $4.80 per person Topped with pecan bourbon sauce, served with ginger snaps.

Coffee $1.25 per cup Peet’s Coffee $1.90 per cup (for events with less than 100 guests) Hot Chocolate $1.25 per cup Fruit Punch $1.25 per cup


Hot Apple Cider $1.25 per cup Orange Juice $1.30 per cup Iced Tea Punch $1.25 per cup Lemonade $1.25 per cup White Grape Spritzer $1.55 per cup Iced Tea $1.25 per cup Soft Drink $1.55 each San Pellegrino Sparkling Water $1.55 each Bottled Water $1.50 each Iced Water $1.00 per cup Hot Tea $1.25 per cup

Brie - $4.80 per person Served warm with a rich flavored Bourbon sauce. Mini Cheesecakes $3.15 per person A display of assorted mini cakes.

The Sweeter Side

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries $4.25 per person A platter of fresh strawberries dipped in milk chocolate and white chocolate decadence. Dessert Bar Display - $4.25 per person Assortment of granny apple, melt away, chocolate pecan, lemon and brownie bars. Petit Four Display - $3.60 per person Assortment of petit fours on cascading display. Trail Mix - $2.65 per person Nuts, dried fruit and candies. Maggie’s Cookies Cookies $1.10 each Brownies $2.90 each Julie’s Sweet Shoppe Cookies $0.85 each Happy Face Cookies $1.10 each Scones $2.70 each Strawberry Cream Cheese Croissant $1.80 each

PLAN YOUR EVENT The first step in the planning process is to secure a location for your event by contacting the Master Calendar Coordinator at or 450-1428. Once this is confirmed, consider the type ofservice and/or meal type desired for the event. Browse our online menus to get ideas on presentation, selections, and cost. You may contact Cecilia Driver, our Catering Manager, to set up a personalized consultation for your event, or use our convenient online form to submit the information for your request.

Menu The menu should be confirmed no later than ten (10) working days prior to the event.

Guest Count A final guest count is required three (3) working days prior to the event unless the menu dictates otherwise. If no final count guarantee is given, we will plan according to the estimated guest count, plus prepare an additional 5% to serve as a buffer. If the actual guest count exceeds the guaranteed count, you will be billed for the actual guest count.

Charges Labor (receptions): $20 per hour per staff, minimum 2 hours per staff. Bartenders $45 per hour, minimum 2 hours per staff Setup/delivery: All meal prices are predicated on services in SLTC standard catering facilities (Worsham Hall and Campbell Dining Room). Additional costs may be assessed for other locations based on the size of the event. There is no charge for campus delivery Monday-Friday 6:30 am to 3:00 pm. Deliveries outside this time frame are subject to a $25 fee.

Cancellations There is no charge for cancellations made at least three (3) working days prior to the event. Cancellations made thereafter are subject to charges of costs already incurred.

Removal of Food Due to the regulation of the Health Department and catering industry standards, any food not consumed at the event may not be removed, except by Hendrix Catering.